Forum Roundup: Hangout With Canaan Partners; Entrepreneurship is Like Poker & More

Indian Startups

Forum Roundup: Hangout With Canaan Partners; Entrepreneurship is Like Poker & More

Last week we had some great discussions over at NextBigWhat forum. Here’s a quick list of interesting topics from this week.


Do the Pitch. Without the Elevator. Come “Hangout” With Canaan Partners on Aug 30th!

Canaan Partners presents a new way to connect with the startup community… “Hangout with Canaan Partners!” Starting Aug 30th, we’ll be available on Google Hangouts to discuss your business plans, fund-raise strategies, or any topic that you wish to discuss with us!

Indian Startups : Which $$ Service Are You Replacing?

Rupee is falling! &

Many companies like us are heavily dependent on SAAS products. &

Most of these SAAS products are ‘Made in USA’. &

The dollar billing is hurting us now, big time!

THIS is the time for Indian product companies to start a #Replace$ campaign and go aggressive against their $$ competitors.

Selling Digital Goods – Who’s inspired by who? Instamojo vs Ribbon vs Sellfy

I totally love Instamojo for the awesomeness it brings but I’m a bit stunned with this little discovery Ribbon. I know there are a lot of similar services available like gumroad, pulley,etc. but the visual similarities between Instamojo and Ribbon are shocking.

I’m All In: Why is Entrepreneurship Like Poker?

I played my first poker game recently.  Although my hope for beginner’s luck didn’t pan out, I learned a lot during that first game and saw many parallels to starting a company. And the more I understood poker, the more it made sense as to why poker was declared a game of “skill”, instead of a game of pure chance. Entrepreneurship is much more like poker in that.


Officially, Flipkart Flyte shuts down. Download Before August 25th

Dear Flyte MP3 customer,

We hope you have downloaded all the music that you had purchased or obtained free from Flyte. If for any reason, you have not been able to download all your music, kindly do so by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, August 25th, 2013.

The Flyte MP3 team.

Did NetHelper signed-up on your website ???

After recent semi-public appearance, Raising Security Alert for some of the leading start-ups, it seems Founders and CTO’s have started keeping an eye on new sign-ups received :p

Other Interesting Discussions

Platforms to sell domains

Popular (and not so popular) Indian E-commerce websites with XSS vulnerabilities

User acquisition way – ethical?

Selecting the right accelerator

Starting an online store

Funding Amount : Angel Vs. VC? What are the actual numbers


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